Whole wheat yogurt bread

Adapted from: http://www.cookistry.com/2013/03/oat-n-yogurt-bread-machine-loaf.html Ingredients: 1 tsp instant yeast 1 1/2 tbsp honey 1/2 instant oat 1 cup whole wheat flour 1 1/2 cups bread flour 3/4 cup plain 0% yogurt 1 cup warm water Method: Add ingredients to bread maker. I set mine to Whole Wheat, Medium crust, rapid.Cooks for 3 hours 25 mins in my…

No-rise Pizza Dough

I can make a pizza from start to finish in 30 minutes using this quick and easy dough recipe. Its one of my favourite Friday night dinner options, and my friends love it. But I’ve also made bacon and egg breakfast pizza using this simple crust. I have a round pizza pan with holes in…

Pumpkin Bread

A recipe that Stacey threw together when she was having a craving for something sweet. Ingredients: 2 c. pumpkin puree (from can, or see directions below) 2 c. packed brown sugar 2/3 c. white sugar 1 c. vegetable or canola oil 2/3 c. milk 3 1/2 c. all purpose flour 2 t. baking soda 1 t. salt…

Pão de Queijo (Brazilian cheese puffs)

Another great recipe by Stacey. Simple & delicious! Ingredients: 250g tapioca starch (aka tapioca flour) 50ml sunflower or vegetable oil 150ml milk 2 eggs 250g parmesan cheese (or similar hard cheese) Method: 1. Bring oil and milk to a boil and remove from heat. 2. Add the starch to a large bowl and mix in…

Ontbijkoek (Honey Cake)

Ingredients: 4 cups all purpose flour 1 cup white sugar 1 tsp nutmeg 1 tsp baking powder 1 baking soda 2 tsp cinnamon 2 tsp ginger 1/2 tsp ground cloves 1 cup honey 1 cup boiling water 1 cup cold water Method: In large bowl, mix all dry ingredients until well blended. In another bowl,…

Poppy Seed Roll

The pastry is made the day prior to baking.  It rises in the refrigerator overnight.  This recipe results in 4 rolls that are more of a pastry-like Hungarian style “kalacs” rather than the bread-like Slovak style. Pastry: 5 cups pastry flour 6 Tbsp sugar ¾ pound butter, softened 7 egg yolks 3 envelopes traditional dry…

Herb Stuffing

  Ingredients: 1 large onion, chopped 1 cup butter or margarine 1 cup finely chopped celery 2 tsp granulated chicken bouillon 1 1/4 cups water 1 tsp poultry seasoning 1/2 tsp salt 1/4 tsp seasoned pepper 12 cups cubed white bread – 24 slices 3/4 cup chopped parsley   Method: Saute onion in butter or…

Awesome Potato Rolls

These are fiddely to make, but they are really yummy! Ingredients: 1 tsp granulated sugar 1/2 cup warm water 1 x 8g active dry yeast 1 cup milk 3/4 cup butter 1 1/4 cups leftover mashed potatoes 1/2 cup granulated sugar 2 tsp salt 2 cups all purpose flour 2 large eggs, beaten 6 1/2…

Easy Yorkshire Pudding

Preheat oven to 400°F. Use warm ingredients. Stir together: 1 3/4 cup all purpose flour 1 tsp salt Make a well in centre and add: 1 cup milk 1 cup water Stir and add: 4 eggs   Beat until large bubbles rise to the top of the mixture. (May cover and refrigerate for 1 hour…

Wheat Tortillas

Ingredients: 4  cups all purpose flour 1/2 cup shortening 1 tsp salt 1 1/4 cups hot water note: to make “whole wheat” add 1 tbsp wheat germ and 1 tbsp bran per cup of white flour) Method: Mix dry ingredients and blend with the shortening. Add the water and stir until dough forms. Add a…

Johnny Cake (Corn Bread)

Cream until soft, 1/4 cup butter. Blend in gradually, 1 cup white sugar. Cream until light and fluffy. Combine thoroughly with 2 eggs, well beaten. Sift then measure 1 cup pastry flour. Re-sift flour with 3 tsp. baking powder & salt (if desired). Mix thoroughly 1 cup corn meal. Add 1 tsp vanilla to 1…

Banana Bread

This simple recipe makes a perfect loaf every time. Mix together: 1 cup granulated sugar 2 cups all purpose flour 1 tsp. baking powder 1 tsp. baking soda 3/4 tsp salt 1/2 cup butter 1/2 cup milk 1 tsp vanilla 1 cup mashed banana 1/2 cup nuts (optional) 2 eggs Bake at 325-350°F for 1…